Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. BMG: The Mariposa Jungle Lodge located on the Mountain Pine Ridge road, in the Cayo District, owned by American Nationals James and Sharin Brinker, suffered fire damages around mid-day on Saturday May 16.
The Lodge’s General Manager reported that around 12:10p.m while she was doing her duties as per normal, she heard a crackling sound from outside and when she went to investigate; she discovered that the thatched roof of a Palapa which houses the swimming pool and bar was engulfed in flames.
The Palapa was quickly and completely destroyed by fire but the cause of ignition is still unknown. The owners of the lodge are currently out of the country and left the Manager in charge.
Police investigation into the incident continues.
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